On this episode we talk to Sumana Ghosh, the head booker for Elite Model Management, about the changing face of beauty in India. People released their list of the 100 Most Beautiful People in June and TiffinTalk asks about the trends in beauty and what advertisers are looking for in today’s models. To visit Elite’s website, click here. To see People’s list, visit their website by clicking here.
Next we debut our first Jalebi Ink correspondent, Maitri. Maitri chose to interview Parasher Baruah, a filmmaker who directed the documentary Waste. Waste follows the lives of three ragpickers in Dharavi who sort through the trash of the largest city on Earth. The description of the film reads, “They are among the millions of child rag pickers in the city. Their carefree attitude contrasts sharply with the struggles and health hazards of their daily existence.” Parasher is a part of the Dharavi Project and the ACORN Foundation, to find out more about them click here.
Originally aired on August 8, 2010.